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Craig David took fitness training too far

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Craig David took fitness training too far

Craig David took his fitness training too far.

The 35-year-old singer - who rose to fame in 2000 with his album 'Born To Do It' - became obsessed with working out by training for three hours a day during his break away from the music industry.

He shared: "In hindsight, I had taken it too far. As someone who has experienced taking it to its extremes, you need to, you need to ask yourself why you are doing it."

The 'Nothing Like This' hitmaker says that being overweight in his early teens had contributed to his training-obsessed mindset and caused him to eventually lose too much of his body fat.

He said: "It was obvious from my face I was losing too much weight. I looked so much older. You can see in the pictures I wasn't looking too good. I also realised I needed to work out who I was doing it for and where I was going with it."

Now, Craig has found a good balance between working out and leaving time to relax too.

He told The Telegraph newspaper: "When I go on stage, there's no way I can do the kind of show I do and not be fit for it. I can't. I want to give everything. I just want to ride this until the wheels come off."

Meanwhile, Craig previously expressed his desire to headline Glastonbury Festival after making his debut in 2015 in front of 20,000 fans.

He shared: "I'd love to headline in the Pyramid Stage, that's one of my main goals. I played for the first time last year and the place erupted. Doing it on an even bigger stage would be an honour."